Given:m/8=15/24Is 8xxm=25xx15 true or false? Correct if false

Joni Kenny 2021-09-24 Answered

Given:
\(\displaystyle\frac{m}{{8}}=\frac{15}{{24}}\)
Is \(\displaystyle{8}\times{m}={25}\times{15}\) true or false? Correct if false. Find m.

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smallq9
Answered 2021-09-25 Author has 11863 answers
False. Because the dominator is multiplied by the numerator. To solve the proportion we should cross multiply:
\(\displaystyle{24}\times{m}={8}\times{15}\)
\(\displaystyle{m}=\frac{{{8}\times{15}}}{{24}}\)
m=5
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